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Osteopenia?

Hi, I have a question. Has anyone developed osteopenia, and if so, what treatment if any did you do and do you know the prognosis? Can it get better or does it progressively get worse?

I am a liver recipient, I have been on prednisone for…

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9 Replies · Reply by Hilary Mar 18, 2013

Varicies in the stomach

My fiance is having issues with his stomach.  He is currently on the list for a liver transplant but as his drs say he has a good meld score.  He has not reached 20 yet, however, he is having alot of issues with varicies in his stomach.  He had…

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3 Replies · Reply by Mark Sep 6, 2012

Tips?

My husband ,Ken, is trying to get on transplant list thru V.A. They are talking about performing the tips procedure on him. We have heard pros and cons about this procedure. Has anyone out there had this procedure and how did it effect you?Thanks…

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4 Replies · Reply by Bob Mar 22, 2014

Losing hair etc.

I got my new liver on 2/27/12 and then complications. Four surgeries in all.  Now I was back in hospital last week and two weeks prior to that with pneumonia.  I lost so much weight,I look like a very skinny old man. Pre Transplant I had some…

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28 Replies · Reply by DebbieK Jul 29, 2012

Live liver donor

I donated 40% of my liver back in December, 2010.  If anyone is contemplating doing the same, don't hesitate to reach out - I can provide you with details on my experience.  Overall, was a very positive experience and I'm glad that I did…

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